tv 11 News Today NBC October 13, 2010 6:00am-7:00am EDT
>> a dramatic night as each of the 33 trapped miners make their way to the surface. >> a husband is on trial for the murder of his wife whose body has not been found. >> the chesapeake bay bridge earns the title of one of the scariest bridges in the world. does it give you the willies? >> are we slipping into a more fall-like weather pattern? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. we were just debating of the word "willies."
>> i loved our caption on the bay bridge. "the bay bridge or the blue bridge?" you might want to take a light jacket. 40's in the northern suburbs. we will stay in the 60's today. we're shooting for a high of 67 with mostly sunny skies. we do have some rain to talk about and we will do that in a second. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we know you are scared of spiders. i do not know how you will do on a bridge. let's check out what is going on. outer loop at security, there is an accident coming in. it watermen break in west around frederick approaching the
beltway. there is another out towards loch raven. tickled sprint as an alternate. another problem in dundalk, an accident location. twa announced on the outer loop west side. 10 minutes to travel on southbound 95 down to 32. things are jammed up because of that accident approaching security in that outer loop. it will take you some time. leave extra early. things are flowing without delay and greenspring. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. tears of joy mixed with songs of praise and pagers system as those miners trapped in the bottom of the mine begin to emerge safe and sound. >> it is a drama that has been playing out and continues as we speak. we have more from chilly.
>> success. it is working. those trapped miners, all 33 of them, lined up, coming to the surface. the first one came up after being down below for 69 days. then the second one came to the surface after being down for -- because it went into another day -- 70 days. and look how excited he was. [cheers] he presented rocks to the president, to the other engineers who led this effort to save them. rocks that had entombed them down below. the hugs, the tears, the emotions, the thrills, and the sheer success of what so many thought was impossible, now unfolding here in chile. kerry sanders, nbc news. >> there was trouble underground
of a different kind. smoke could be seen coming out of will one of the events of the fort mchenry tunnel. a school bus caught fire and turned the busy corridor into a virtual parking lot. >> it was a battered of getting folks out of their cars that were behind the bus as quickly as possible and getting detours set up. >> everybody is steaming up around appear. i wish i had a grill to fire up some hamburgers. >> make it a town getting even. no children were on board the bus. engineers say the tunnel is structurally sound although it did suffer some smoke damage. sarah has been reporting all the lanes in the tunnel are now back open. a worker is being treated this morning after being seriously injured on the job.
it happened yesterday evening. the person was working on power lines when he suffered burns to nearly 60% of his body. >> testimony will resume in the trial of a man accused of killing his wife five years ago. jennifer franciotti has more. >> tracey tetso was on her way to way motley crue concert when she disappeared. she was going to the concert with her lover. a majority of her cell phone recordings that night and the day after far from her lover, not her husband. friends and family members took the stand on tuesday. her husband did not take part in any of these searches for tracy. the defense did manage to suppress evidence the prosecution is hoping to show
premeditation. >> they were trying to get in some joking comments made by my client years ago about what would the effects of a stun gun could be. they were trying to introduce that to show what they can't show, which is premeditation in some sort of crime. >> prosecutors do not have a body. never has been found. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> police need some help finding a man, they say has robbed several convenience stores in the hamilton area. these were pictures taken in july and august. police believe this man has robbed the stores at least four times. >> the suspect appears to have gone into the stores after midnight. the clerk is in there by themselves. the suspect is normally armed with a gun and sometimes with a knife. >> police are concerned because
the man is getting more violent. if you have any information come you are asked to call police. four people are recovering after a stabbing at the college park bar. three students and a man got into an argument at the thirsty turtle. argument continued outside and down route 1. >> we got a bad reputation for stuff like that. but stuff happens. it is out of our control. >> the student victims were under age and they should not have been inside the bar. police are assisting with the investigation. >> the man who want to become the next county executive squared off yesterday. issues or on the agenda at last
night's debate. ken holt and kevin kamenetz addressed their vision on education, the budget, and neighborhood development. >> people should have the opportunity to send their kids to wherever they think they will get the best education. >> i do not want doctors or charter schools. i think is offensive. it says we're not doing a proper job. >> both candidates plan to preserve spate -- plan to participate in more debates before the november election. bill clinton is scheduled to appear at a rally in baltimore for the governor on thursday. >> it stretches nearly 5 miles and it is a vital link for
maryland's east and west coast. but the chesapeake bay bridge is also one of the scariest bridges in the world. it was ranked the ninth serious breach in the world by "travel and leisure." it is because of the age, poor visibility, and frequent exposure to violent storms. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. have you ever been frightened driving over the bay bridge? you can e-mail your response to email@example.com. >> my friend and colleague, lisa robinson, is afraid of the bay bridge. you do not want to go over the bay bridge with her. 53 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> the "don't ask, don't tell" policy may soon come to an end. >> a banned in california
we have the runners. they are 21 going to be running the baltimore marathon for the second consecutive year. they have a five-mile run. they are now back and relaxing. you're the executive director of the helping up mission. more than 40 people are staying there. >> i am running the half marathon on sunday. i am hoping to raise funds to help the man here at the mission. >> this has been successful for you. there is a goal and purpose of. >> there are so many ingredients in running that can be applied to the spiritual recovery program. having a coach. the support of the group as you are doing it. and the daily training is important. all of those ingredients apply
to so much of life. >> what is it that you do? >> the man here have an average of 23 years of drug addiction and are 39 years of age. they reside with us for a full year. >> 21 running on saturday. nothing over the state of maryland just yet. there is a large mass of precipitation off the coast of the carolinas and will come up our way. that is tomorrow. tony, over to you. >> the runners like it when it is cool. >> it is like a natural caffeine, if you will. it wakes you up. >> what a wonderful program out there. we will learn more about the great program and what those guys are doing. thank you.
things are pretty quiet this morning. it does feel like october. it is in the upper 40 + and low 50's. 44 in taneytown. take a light jacket with you. we have high pressure coming down the east coast. here is the front that came through yesterday. installed across virginia. we will be just fine as far as the weather goes. i think we can call it mostly sunny today. some of this rain will catch up to us as early as tonight, after midnight. the best chance for rain will be on thursday. mid to upper 60's today. the average high is 68. sunrise coming up at 7:14. we will see a chance for some rain after midnight with
temperatures in the low 50's. tomorrow, we will see a storm developing along the coast. it will get its act together after it passes maryland. we'll get about an inch of rain from in. the big impact will be up in new england. there is a good chance for rain here at home tomorrow. it will be breezy and kind of chilly. same thing on friday. we have a 30% chance for some rain. it should clear up over the weekend. cool on saturday morning. 64 will be the high on saturday afternoon. that is a look at the seven-day forecast. let's check the roads. >> we do have a problem on the west side. the accident has been moved off to the shoulder near security. normal volume will come into
play. we will see delays grow back to reisterstown. in the westbound at frederick road, all lanes are closed because of a water main break. another water main break at loch raven. take cold spring as an alternate. there is an accident in the dundalk region. 11 minutes of the ad lib north side. 11 minutes from the beltway southwest down to 32 on 95. the accident is off to the side. greenspring checking out fine in both loops. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a federal judge has set a deadline to end the policy of "don't ask, don't tell." the military would have to stop enforcing the controversial policy of forcing out troops
within 60 days. the obama administration has that long to appeal the decision. a disturbing twist in the investigation of an american. david hartley was reportedly shot and killed by mexican pirates last weekend. authorities say the head of one of the investigators was found in the suitcase outside the mexican army base. drug cartels have long used the headings -- have long used the headings -- beheadings. there was a tie up when a band boss turned sideways, blocking three lanes of traffic. the traffic was backed up for more than a mile. now the band will have to face charges of unlawful assembly.
>> it is never too soon to think about christmas, at least if you are one of the largest retail chains. walmart is way ahead of the holidays. it is trying to attract toyshop burrs early. holiday sales are expected to rise to % this year. the ultimate toy registry is now available at toys "r" us. jane king has more in the morning's bloomberg business report. >> if you want a higher quality cup of coffee from starbucks, you will have to be more patient. starbucks is telling its baristas to slow down. this is all according to "the
wall street journal." they are told to steamed milk separately for each drink. this may result in longer lines. some positive comments about the pc industry, which is still on line to grow. 2011 should be a good year for computer sales. intel predict fourth-quarter sales could beat analyst estimates. stocks did inched slightly higher. minutes from the fare reserved's from the federal reserve's last meeting show they are willing to buy more debt. brides to beat can register for new gifts.
toys "r" us say why can kids get a piece of the action? you can pick out what you want in the store or online. shoppers can print out a convenient list with the touch of a button. that is business. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> lisa called in. she reminded me of the last time she went over several bridges was for my wedding. that meant a lot to me. >> she also said that was the last wedding she was going to. another check on weather and traffic straight ahead. -- can thetemper rais tampa bay rays take the pennant with their backs against the wall? >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. we have a problem on the west side. it is an accident and is off to the side. it is approaching security. wesley brown frederick is closed because of a water main break. there is an accident in dundalk. this is and -- there is an accident at mountain road in
pasadena. things are inching along because of the accident. >> we have a big temperature change for you. upper 40's and low 50's right now. take a light jacket with you. we will have mostly sunny skies. we have the seven-day forecast coming up for you, but first we send it over to the man, keith mills. >> you are too kind. many people thought it would be the yankees and the tampa bay rays. the yankees are there, but tampa bay is not. it will be the yankees and texas. cliff lee was outstanding. tying run on base. this is one of 11 strikeouts. in the ninth, ian kinsler, into
the seats. nolan ryan, the rangers' president, on his feet for the home run. bottom of the ninth, lee gets b.j. upton to pawpaw. he makes the catch. let the celebration began. first playoff win ever for the rangers in their history. they opened the check -- a series against the yankees on friday night in texas. the ravens play the patriots on sunday. they are at three years point underdogs. that is ok. ray rice is proof with two touchdown runs. joe flacco got into the act against the denver broncos with a rushing touchdown. the offensive line has been taking care of business. "don't get hurt, joe."
john harbaugh knows the big boys up front will go along way to deciding if they beat new england. >> the offensive line will be feet keeps 3 start in the trenches when you build your team. the game is won and lost in the trenches. i think that is where we have been from the beginning. it is never going to change. >> remember last january when the ravens beat new england? a touchdown for ray rice. >> thank you. 52 degrees on tv hill. much more to come in the next half-hour -- >> a baltimore county wife leads -- leaves to go to a concert and she is never heard from again. >> she is one of the most popular figures in the white house, and today that star power
goes on the road. i will of more with michelle obama in campaign mode. >> residents are getting back on their feet are running at thise. i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college. so i worked for a $2,500 tax credit to help pay for college. fought to get pell grants expanded and insisted that college loans go directly to kids instead of through banks. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message. because it's not about the next election, it's about the next generation. right? yeah!!!
bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust.
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> good morning. a bit of a change for us today temperature-wise. we are in the low 50's. we are shooting for a high of 67. we have seen temperatures in the 80's. it will feel more like october today. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk. >> testimony resumes in the trough of a baltimore county woman who disappeared without a trace. >> jennifer franciotti has more on the story. >> the defense managed to suppress evidence the prosecution was hoping to use premeditation. family members of tracey tetso
talk about what dennis did not do that could speak volumes. the defense offered little in the way of return questions. a conversation about whether a stun gun could kill someone. >> they were trying to get in some joking comments made by my client years ago about the effects of a stun gun. they were trying to show what they cannot show, which is premeditation. >> the state called tracy's friends and families to the stand. they were saying she was excited to go to a motley crue concert. she was going to that effect with a man she was having an affair with. surveillance shows her at the drugstore. messages on her cell phone were mostly left from her lover, not her husband, dennis. >> 4:00 p.m..
>> i hope you are ok. i'm starting to worry. i guess i will wait as long as it takes. i am worried about you. please call. >> her stepmother also took the stand st. dennis never took part in any of the searches for tracy. dennis never showed up. her body has never been found. the prosecution thinks this trial will last about a week. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> the campaign blitz continues. the first lady is headlining. michelle obama has not been on the stump since 2008. but this week she is the big draw at some fund raisers. kate amara joins us live from
our washington bureau with that story. good morning. >> michelle obama making a return to the campaign trail today in milwaukee. she is kicking off a set of fund raisers. the white house sends out its secret weapon today. first lady michelle obama hitting the trail to help democratic candidates, raising money, pushing voters to the polls. but don't expect the same message we've been hearing from her husband. >> republicans might have given it a new name. they called it the pledge to america. but it's the same old snake oil they've been peddling for years. >> instead of partisan shots, michelle obama will try to strike a more upbeat tone. but can the appeal of the first lady be enough to counter the momentum of the tea party? as we head into the home stretch, the tea party holding rallies of its own. >> government is too big and it tries to do too much. >> ramping up efforts to get
out the vote and get its candidate in office. >> we are americans. we have to speak up for our freedom. >> i would like to see us get back to conservative values. >> the president and first lady have their first joint appearance of the midterm season scheduled for this sunday in ohio. live in washington, kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> what will mrs. obama be talking about? >> she will talk about the same themes as a husband, the economy and the frustration of voters. she will not criticize opponents. she will give a more positive outlook, talking about what this means for children. we can expect her to touch on some issues that she has fought for, healthy eating and fitness for children. >> kind of a softer approach.
kate amara, thank you. >> the governor's office is asking the high court to put the brakes on all foreclosures over the next two months. several states are investigating for closures. they are determining if they have the authority to enforce that. some hit hardest by the drought can now seek assistance by the government. federal disaster loans will be made available in washington, allegany, and garrett county. ranchers are not eligible for the loans, but nurseries are. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. let's see what is going on. we had an earlier accident on
the west side. from approaching 795 down towards security. 16 miles per hour through that stretch. we also have some closures was down on frederick road approaching the beltway. there is another water main break that we have been dealing with all week. watch for a crash in dundalk. there is an accident in pasadena. this is liberty. it is inching along because of the earlier accident. we switch over to white marsh where we're looking at some normal volume-related delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in live with sandra shaw. she is sharing some inspirational stories about the baltimore running festival. >> the program is called back on my feet. this will be their second
consecutive baltimore marathon for 21 runners. some of these people are with me now. you are doing the half marathon. it must be inspirational to train with these people. how so? >> just the motivation that we feed off of each other is an amazing feeling. >> why did you decide to get involved with the program? >> i loved the mission and what it stands for. i think the group atmosphere of running encourages everyone to do their best and change. >> it gives you a distinct focus. when you have to endure 26 miles, it takes intestinal fortitude. >> just knowing that we are behind each other and supporting each other to pushed through is pretty phenomenal. >> congratulations and best
wishes on saturday. only three more days. the seven-a look at day forecast. tomorrow will be chilly, upper 50's with significant rain, up to an inch. rather chilly on friday. by saturday, mid 60's's in the afternoon. cool 40's for saturday morning. keep your fingers crossed that we maintain that forecast. >> we are a sponsor of the baltimore running a festival. be sure to watch starting to7:55 am. we will follow the elite runners from start to finish. if you would like to track a runner, go to our wbaltv.com website. . you can text good luck wishes it to your favorite writer. they will run along the bottom
the real andy harris. his past attacks have been called deceptive, his new attack, false. harris voted for deregulation increasing our electric bills by 72% it's not surprising, harris always sides with the big guys. he opposes cracking down on wall street and supports tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. harris even opposed making big insurance cover cancer screenings. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >> it seems like bills keep going up and up. for one woman, she never dreamed it would get this bad. she said she's used to getting a high bill. she was going to have to search the cushions for -- after
getting her utility bill. the power company realized the error of its ways and recalculating their equipment and brought the bill back to a more manageable $267. >> i think i would laugh hysterically if i saw that. there was a lesson in gravity in china. thousands turned out to watch the successes and failures in hong kong. you have seen these competitions all around the world. 40 teams launched their homemade crafts. the wind did not help the competition. some did not make it to the end of the platform. nobody was hurt and everybody had a good time. >> this one has a chance. i was wrong! no!
good health. 6000 teachers will vote on a new contract this morning. there has been one major concern -- a new evaluation system that ties pay to student achievement. that means students --some teachers want to know how the school system will pay for the proposed raises. you can learn more on a website, wbaltv.com. >> it stretches for nearly 5 miles. but the chesapeake bay bridge is one of the scariest bridges in the world. "travel and leisure" writing is the ninth scariest bridges in the world. it is because of the age and frequent exposure to violent storms. that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- have you ever been frightened driving over the bay bridge?
and westbound there. southbound 95 in harford county, we have a vehicle fire. we have some problems on the west side, left over delays from that accident which is off to the side but still creating a big slow down there. it is impacting traffic on southbound 795. there is a water main break near loch raven boulevard so take cold spring as for all to that. in dundalk, there is an accident, and another one which may involve a pedestrian and mountain road. all lanes are closed. this is liberty coming down towards security. it is backed up down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with sandra shaw. she is bringing us some touching stories. good morning. >> it is a great program. the residents here basically
train for the baltimore marathon. some are doing the 1/2. some are doing the fall. mike will do the full marathon. what is it about the training regimen? >> for me it was mentally and physically, something that would help me in my recovery. i enjoy it running. i decided to be part of the team. >> 26.2 miles is a huge bowl. >> i am just looking forward to finishing -- it is a huge goal. this time you'll do the half. what is it that you like about it? >> for me, it is a healthy addiction, running. the program is just -- it connects me back to my personal savior, jesus christ, and it's
helped me get back of my feet. >> you see these guys running, give them an extra chair -- cheer. all tomorrowe rain fel that will be out of here before saturday. >> i don't think the runners will mine the cooler temperatures on saturday morning. 52 degrees at the airport right now. 44 in taneytown. we are off to a chilly start compared to the last couple of days. now it will feel more like it should, the middle of october. high pressure has shifted the wind, bringing in the cooler temperatures. the front on yesterday has now
stalled across the southern part of virginia. we should winds up with a mostly sunny day. we can see a few high, thin clouds developing. we will still call it mostly sunny. some of the rain will catch up to us, some of the showers will work their way back perhaps as early as tonight. the evening commute will be ok. mostly sunny is the forecast for today. much cooler, mid to upper 60's. thickening clouds and the chance for some rain after midnight. temperatures will drop into the low 50's. low pressure will develop and race into new england. we will not get the worst of this storm. new england will see heavy rain. for us, maybe an inch of rain
on thursday. i high temperature only in the upper 50's and low 60's. breezy and called on friday with a high temperature of only 59 -- breezy and cold on friday. 64 on saturday. sunday looks like it will be a beautiful day with a high near 70. >> testimony will resume in the trial of the murder of a baltimore city woman who disappeared more than five years ago. >> tracey tetso was on her way to way motley crue concert when she disappeared. she was going to the concert with her lover. surveillance video shows her hours before she went missing. the majority of the recordings on her cell phone are from her lover, not her husband. crystal mother testified -- her
stepmother testified her husband did not take place in outings in looking for her body, which has never been found. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. are you normal? is that a trick question? have you ever wondered if things you do in private are normal? take the test to find out. that is today at 4:00 p.m. here's matt lauer with a look at what's coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. complete coverage of a remarkable scene unfolded as those 33 trapped miners are being rescued one by one. a mexican police commander of me have been murdered and was allegedly killed by pirates. we have new details on that story. the dangers of social networking
sites. a very candid interview in a separation from courtney cox. >> it is 52 degrees on tv hill. >> it will take another look at weather and traffic together weather and traffic together before i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college. so i worked for a $2,500 tax credit to help pay for college. fought to get pell grants expanded and insisted that college loans go directly to kids instead of through banks. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message. because it's not about the next election,
bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust. >> if you travel 795, you have some issues. >> there is it reported accident between franklin boulevard and owings mills.
watch for delays developing. meantime, southbound 95, a vehicle fire. watch for delays. all lanes are closed because of an accident cleanup. there is an accident involving a pedestrian. there is another crash at mountain road. >> i think tomorrow morning, i think people will run into some drive time problems. today, we have the change in the temperatures. we will have a high of 67. rain tomorrow. maybe a few showers on friday. it should clear up over the weekend. tune into am 1090 to get weather and traffic on the fives all day long. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at wbaltv.com,
and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter. woman 1 sync: i knew what bob ehrlich did as governor. man 1 sync: raised my property taxes 60 percent. woman 2 sync: let utilities hike our rates 72 percent. woman 1 sync: but i didn't know what he's done since he got fired as governor. man 2: ehrlich's raked in millions. man 3: he worked for a wall street bank that took 10 billion dollars from the bailout.